Utilities

Type
Class
Namespace
craft\services
Inherits
craft\services\Utilities » yii\base\Component (opens new window) » yii\base\BaseObject (opens new window)
Implements
yii\base\Configurable (opens new window)
Since
3.0.0

The Utilities service provides APIs for managing utilities.

An instance of the Utilities service is globally accessible in Craft via Craft::$app->utilities().

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# Public Properties

# allUtilityTypes

Type
string (opens new window)[]
Default value
null
Access
Read-only

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# authorizedUtilityTypes

Type
string (opens new window)[]
Default value
null
Access
Read-only

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# Public Methods

Method Description
__call() (opens new window) Calls the named method which is not a class method.
__clone() (opens new window) This method is called after the object is created by cloning an existing one.
__construct() (opens new window) Constructor.
__get() (opens new window) Returns the value of an object property.
__isset() (opens new window) Checks if a property is set, i.e. defined and not null.
__set() (opens new window) Sets value of an object property.
__unset() (opens new window) Sets an object property to null.
attachBehavior() (opens new window) Attaches a behavior to this component.
attachBehaviors() (opens new window) Attaches a list of behaviors to the component.
behaviors() (opens new window) Returns a list of behaviors that this component should behave as.
canGetProperty() (opens new window) Returns a value indicating whether a property can be read.
canSetProperty() (opens new window) Returns a value indicating whether a property can be set.
checkAuthorization() Returns whether the current user is authorized to use a given utility.
className() (opens new window) Returns the fully qualified name of this class.
detachBehavior() (opens new window) Detaches a behavior from the component.
detachBehaviors() (opens new window) Detaches all behaviors from the component.
ensureBehaviors() (opens new window) Makes sure that the behaviors declared in behaviors() (opens new window) are attached to this component.
getAllUtilityTypes() Returns all available utility type classes.
getAuthorizedUtilityTypes() Returns all utility type classes that the user has permission to use.
getBehavior() (opens new window) Returns the named behavior object.
getBehaviors() (opens new window) Returns all behaviors attached to this component.
getUtilityTypeById() Returns a utility class by its ID
hasEventHandlers() (opens new window) Returns a value indicating whether there is any handler attached to the named event.
hasMethod() (opens new window) Returns a value indicating whether a method is defined.
hasProperty() (opens new window) Returns a value indicating whether a property is defined.
init() (opens new window) Initializes the object.
off() (opens new window) Detaches an existing event handler from this component.
on() (opens new window) Attaches an event handler to an event.
trigger() (opens new window) Triggers an event.

# checkAuthorization()

Returns whether the current user is authorized to use a given utility.

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Arguments

Returns

boolean (opens new window)

# getAllUtilityTypes()

Returns all available utility type classes.

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Returns

string (opens new window)[]

# getAuthorizedUtilityTypes()

Returns all utility type classes that the user has permission to use.

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Returns

string (opens new window)[]

# getUtilityTypeById()

Returns a utility class by its ID

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Arguments

Returns

string (opens new window), null (opens new window)

# Events

# EVENT_REGISTER_UTILITY_TYPES

Type
craft\events\RegisterComponentTypesEvent

The event that is triggered when registering utility types.

Utility types must implement craft\base\UtilityInterface. craft\base\Utility provides a base implementation.

See Utility Types (opens new window) for documentation on creating utility types.

Example

use craft\events\RegisterComponentTypesEvent;
use craft\services\Utilities;
use yii\base\Event;

Event::on(Utilities::class,
    Utilities::EVENT_REGISTER_UTILITY_TYPES,
    function(RegisterComponentTypesEvent $event) {
        $event->types[] = MyUtilityType::class;
    }
);